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The three MAR-ECO component projects on zooplankton are presented.

Please do not hesitate to contact the zooplankton theme co-ordinators: Tone Falkenhaug and Olafur Asthorsson.

Z1: Distribution, abundance and species composition of zooplankton in cross-frontal and cross-ridge transects of the Mid Atlantic ridge
Z1 One page description
Z1 Full project description

Z2: The ecological role of gelatinous zooplankton predators. Vertical distribution, feeding and trophic interactions
Z2 One page description
Z2 Full project description

Z4: Trophic interactions of copepods, euphausiids, chaetognaths and fish across the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Z4 One page description
Z4 Full project description

Further information below:
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Workshop on MAR-ECO Pelagic Decapods (02 Feb 2007 16:43)
First subm. 20.12.2005. A Z1 workshop on pelagic decapod taxonomy was held at Institute of Marine Research, Flødevigen, Arendal, Norway 5 – 9 December, 2005.

 

Workshop on MAR-ECO Pelagic Decapods

MAR-ECO Planktologists in Moscow (02 Feb 2007 16:43)
First subm.12.04.2005 Norwegian MAR-ECO zooplanktologists visited colleagues at the P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, 30 March - 4 April 2005.

 

MAR-ECO Planktologists in Moscow

Fruitful cooperation between MAR-ECO and CMarZ (02 Feb 2007 16:44)
First subm. 10.03.2005. Nancy Copley (WHOI, USA) visited IMR, Arendal, Norway, 7 – 11 March 2005.

 

Fruitful cooperation between MAR-ECO and CMarZ

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton Workshop in Norway (02 Feb 2007 16:44)
First subm. 15.03.2005 The third Z1/Z4 workshop on mesozooplankton 31 January – 5 February 2005.

 

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton Workshop in Norway

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton Workshop on Faroe Islands (02 Feb 2007 16:44)
First subm. 20.01.2005. The 2nd workshop on mesozooplankton taxonomy was held January 10-17, 2005 at the Faroese Fisheries Laboratory, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

 

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton Workshop on Faroe Islands

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton workshop on Iceland (02 Feb 2007 16:45)
First subm. 07.12.2004. A workshop on mesozooplankton taxonomy was held 22-29 November at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Sangerdi, Iceland.

 

Z1/Z4 Zooplankton workshop on Iceland

Z1 Tasks and responsibilities during analysis phase (02 Feb 2007 16:45)
First subm 29.11.2004. In order to secure an efficient analytical phase, a preliminary list of tasks, and people responsible for carrying out each task has been outlined.

 

Z1 Tasks and responsibilities during analysis phase

Zooplankton results from the Reykjanes Ridge (02 Feb 2007 16:45)
First subm. 29.03.2004. A short report on results from the REDFISH/MAR-ECO cruise with RV Árni Friðriksson (Institute of Marine Research, Iceland), June 2003.

 

Zooplankton results from the Reykjanes Ridge

Zooplankton results from the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone (02 Feb 2007 16:46)
First subm. 14.01.2004. Twi double dives were made in the area of Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone with the manned submersibles Mir1 and Mir2, June 2003.

 

Zooplankton results from the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone

MARECO Zooplankton Working Group Meeting (02 Feb 2007 16:46)
First subm. 19.09.2002. A working group meeting in order to produce a project application for the MARECO zooplankton project Z1.

 

MARECO Zooplankton Working Group Meeting

Cruising around with jellyfish (02 Feb 2007 16:46)
First subm. 11.04.2002. Use of UiB's remotely operated vehicle (ROV), the Aglantha in studies of gelatinous zooplankton.

 

Cruising around with jellyfish

Zooplankton from the Reykjanes Ridge (13 Nov 2007 11:33)
Alexandra Stupnikova (P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, Russia) has visited the Institute of Marine Research at Flodevigen research Station, Arendal, Norway. The purpose of the visit was to analyse mesozooplankton, sampled during the 2003 cruise on the RV Arni Fridriksson as an element of MAR-ECO.

 

Zooplankton from the Reykjanes Ridge

MAR-ECO Amphipods (12 Jun 2008 13:01)
The amphipod taxonomist, Dr Georgy Vinogradov visits the Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 5 May-2 June, 2008. The objective of his visit is to identifiy amphipods collected on the MAR-ECO 2004 expedition.

 

MAR-ECO Amphipods

Analysis of ECOMAR pelagic crustaceans (20 May 2008 15:20)
The ECOMAR PhD student,Tom Bech Letessier,(University of St Andrews) visited the Institute of Marine Research, Flodevigen, 7-16 May, 2008.

 

Analysis of ECOMAR pelagic crustaceans

Reproductive strategies in decapod shrimps (29 May 2009 15:46)
Reproductive characteristics of pelagic decapod shrimps from the mid-Atlantic Ridge were analyzed by Dr. Svetlana Sudnik during a visit at the Institute of Marine Research; Flødevigen, Norway.

 

Reproductive strategies in decapod shrimps
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